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BSMA Conference with MassBio

Learn from the Experts and Network:

“Driving Innovations in the Global Bio-Pharma Supply Chain”

BSMA Conference with MassBio

Cambridge Marriott Hotel, Boston 

APRIL 26, 2017

Register HERE



At the Bio Supply Management Alliance (BSMA) Conference in Boston on April 26 at the Cambridge Marriott Hotel, supply chain professionals from over 100 bio-pharma companies, service providers, technology enablers and academic institutions will drive innovations in the areas of Strategic Sourcing for small and mid-sized companies, Digital Supply Chain for Patient-centricity, Product Lifecycle Management, Blockchain in Healthcare, Optimization of Clinical Supply Chain, Serialization, and Disruptive Technologies in Transportation. Organized in conjunction with MassBio, the theme is “Driving Innovations in the Global Bio-Pharma Supply Chain”.

1. Executives of biopharma drug manufacturers receive COMPLIMENTARYregistration for the conference.

2. Members of MassBio receive a 20% DISCOUNT for registration fees.

Learn from the experts…Who’s Who…Confirmed Speakers

Keynote #1: Barry Blake
Vice President, Program Director, SCM World
“Patient-centric Supply Chain in the Disruptive Digital World of Healthcare: Seizing the Potential!”  

Keynote #2 Mary Jo Lamberti
Senior Research Fellow, Tufts Centre for the Study of Drug Development
“Pharmaceutical and Biotech Company Practices and Strategies that
Create Efficient Global Clinical Supply Logistics” 

Keynote # 3: Michael Casey
Senior Adviser, Blockchain Opportunities, Digital Currency Initiative,
MIT Media Lab
“Global Supply Chains Are About to Get Better, Thanks to Blockchain”

Bio-pharma Industry Supply Chain Management 360°

Craig Morgan, Vice President,Supply, US Bayer
Kevin Duval, Director, Procurement Operations & SC Risk, Shire
Yashwant Aphale, Vice President, Technical Operations, Sarepta Therapeutics
Iris Stammberger, CEO, Programs, Talbok Consulting
Wayne McDonnell, Principal, Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences Advisory, PwC
Shankar Iyer, Director, Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences Advisory, PwC
Uzair Qadeer, Engagement Manager, Organization Transformation, Human Capital, Deloitte Consulting
Vishal SingalPrincipal Real World Insights, QuintilesIMS

Strategic Sourcing and Integrated CROs

Mary Kachinsky, Vice President, Strategic Sourcing and Operations, Forma Therapeutics
John Napoli, Director, Information Services, Perkin Elmer
Stephany Lapierre, Founder and CEO, Tealbook
Matt Weinberg, Director, Strategic Sourcing and Procurement, Agios Pharmaceuticals
Andy Nichols, PhD. CSO, Catabasis Pharmaceuticals
Liz O’Day, PhD, CEO & Founder, Olaris Therapeutics
Roya Khosravi-Far, PhD, Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer, Biomar Therapeutics
Paul Wengender, CEO, Crow’s Nest Bio
Michael Luther, CEO and President, Bantam Pharmaceuticals
Shelley Amster, Founder & CEO, ShelleyCO

Optimization of Clinical Supply Chain

Arun Cavale, CEO, NexInfo
Mary Jo Lamberti, Senior Research Fellow, Tufts Center for Drug Development
Sara Tylosky, President & CEO, Farmacon
Jim Shuman, CEO, PDM Consulting

Serialization: Meeting the DSCSA Mandate!

Greg Cathart, CEO, Excellis Health Solutions
Brian Daleiden, Vice President, Industry Marketing and Co-Founder, TraceLink
Franco Pasquale, Senior Director of Supply Chain, Technical Operations, Agios Pharmaceuticals

Disruptive Technologies in Transportation

Rich Kilmer, CEO, CargoSense
David Bang, CEO, ConEx (DHL USA)
Francoise Lequerc, Senior Vice President, Shires
Joel Glende, Executive Officer, Paradin Logistics Consulting

…..other distinguished members of the biotech/pharma industry to join 
this notable rank to be announced soon


  • Professionals responsible for Supply Chain Management, Strategic Sourcing and Purchasing, Forecasting and Planning, Clinical Supply Management, Operations and Manufacturing, Information Technology, Quality Assurance, Logistics/ Distribution, and Risk Management in the biotech, biopharma, medical devices and related industries.
  • Producers of healthcare products and service providers
  • Purchasers of those products – wholesalers, distributors and group purchasing groups


To learn, share, contribute and network among executives of the biopharma industry to find solutions to problems, extend one’s network, develop personal career and develop business.

Register HERE

About MassBio

MassBio is committed to advancing Massachusetts’ leadership in the life sciences to grow the industry, add value to the healthcare system and improve patient lives. Its primary mission has been to educate public policy makers, influence public policy and advance the economic interests of individual companies.

The Bio Supply Management Alliance. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, home to more than 400 bio firms, the Alliance provides a forum for collaboration, learning and best practice sharing of practitioners, executives and thought leaders in these uniquely demanding industries. 

NERT would like to thank our Platinum Sponsor:

Transplace is a non-asset based 3PL and award-winning technology solution provider offering manufacturers and retailers the optimal blend of logistics technology, streamlined processes, and scale from our critical mass of shippers’ freight, carrier capacity, and human capital.

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